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Object Number:68-36-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Locus: Osteria
Date Made: 6th century BCE
Early Date: -699
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Etrusco-Corinthian
Height: 4.8 cm
Outside Diameter:27.1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Hercle Excavation Company; funded in Memory of Hugh Kirkwood Duffield, 1968

Description

Complete, mended, some incrustation. Wheelmade. Warped. Low ring base. Walls sloping up slightly to flaring rim, rounded and thickened at top. Rolled clay rope applied under exterior flare; pulled out to loop handles on one diameter; stopped to allow lifting edge on other diamter. Red/brown and purple painted dec.: bands and lines of blobs between bands with reserved areas. Medium fabric, fine clay. Polished, fired brown buff on surfaces, more orange red at core.

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